LOGISTIC PERFORMANCE WITH SHORT PAYBACK PERIOD

Modern petcoke storage

The Eurosilo system is well suited for storing all available grades of petroleum coke, including green coke and calcined coke at anode plants.  The fully enclosed Eurosilo systems are in operation at terminals, refineries and power stations around the world. Cost savings, logistic performance and solving environmental issues are the key drivers that lead to the innovative Eurosilo system.

The Eurosilo system offers safe storage  up to 100,000 m³ per unit. The material is fed from the top into a chute through which it reaches an auger frame on the petcoke surface. Screw conveyors distribute the material evenly while the auger frame rotates. The stored material is discharged at the bottom, while the screw conveyors rotate in reverse to feed petcoke into the formed core flow.

 

Case study Sohar plant Orpic

Oman’s Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industrial Company (Orpic) had awarded Larsen & Toubro an EPC contract for petcoke handling and storage in Sohar. Following Orpic’s strong commitment to safety and sustainability, Larsen & Toubro chose the Eurosilo system. Two Eurosilos of 42,000 m3 each, now streamline the logistic flow between the production of petcoke and the periodic loading of the transport ships at the nearby port. The project received the Best EPC PROJECT AWARD 2017.

DUST AND FIRE PROTECTION

The combination of dust suppressing extraction and an extensive air tight enclosure of the silo contents eliminates the risk of hotspots, fire or even explosion. The dust suppressing infeed is achieved by keeping the petcoke contained within the telescopic loading chute. Additionally dust extraction system or water vaporizers can be installed at the inlet of the silo. At the  auger frame, close to the coke surface, and at the silo roof area, as well as in the conveyor gallery (roof and basement) CO and CH4 detection sensors are installed. Based on the gas monitoring system potential fire risks can be detected in any early stage and measurements can be taken.

Lifecycle assessment with EMA

To ensure long-term return on investment, it is vital to achieve cost-effective compliance with environmental regulations and self-imposed policies. Environmental Management Accounting (EMA) integrates environmental, operational and maintenance data into financial analysis. The integrated lifecycle assessment, as recognized by the European Community, offers a complete evaluation. Significant operational cost savings reduce the Payback Period, due to minimal maintenance and fully automated handling.

Safest storage at a minimal footprint

  • Minimal footprint for large scale storage
  • Safest storage method in the market
  • No dust emissions
  • No loss of calorific value due to rain
  • Maximum logistic control & flexibility
  • Minimal operating and maintenance costs
  • High availability due to minimal downtime


 

News

2019-07-12

Shidonkou power station chooses enclosed coal storage

Recently we received the order for two 100.000 m3 coal silos to be built at the Shidonkou First Power Plant in Shanghai. With this order the China Huaneng Group initiates their shift from open and shed storage to environmentally friendly...
2019-07-01

Three 100.000 m3 coal silos for the EMBA Hunutlu Plant

With three large coal silos for the EMBA Hunutlu thermal power plant in Turkey, ESI recently received the biggest order in its history. As the new power plant is located in one of Turkey’s precious nature reserves, the plant needs...
2018-07-24

Highlights Feasibility Study India

In order to offer NTPC Group in India detailed insight in the feasibility of replacing open stockyard storage of coal by enclosed storage, we completed an extensive study that compares both systems. One of the outcomes is a payback period...
2017-06-19

The first petcoke has been loaded into the brand new Eurosilo in Oman

The commissioning of the twin silos system for Orpic, one of the fastest growing oil companies in Oman, is in full swing now. Two new large Eurosilos are now being loaded with petcoke. The first testing of the material handling will take place soon.
2016-11-28

Tight schedule pet coke silos Oman

Under harsh conditions of over 45 degrees Celsius, the Eurosilo equipment is being preassembled outside at one of the refineries of Orpic in Oman. As the production of pet coke is about to commit, our focus is to keep pace with the tight overall schedule.
2016-11-28

Short payback period silo storage India

In order to offer NTPC Group in India detailed insight in the feasibility of replacing open stockyard storage by enclosed silo storage, we recently completed and presented an extensive study. One the outcomes is a payback period of only a few years.
2015-12-17

Two years of experience with the 100,000 m3 coal storage silos

Now available for download a informative silo storage article by Mr. Henri de Boer Manager Project Department and Mr. Mike Jacob Technical Power Plant Manager. In this article they are discussing the experience of two years of succesfull operation of...
2015-04-20

Building The Brand

We recently decided to shift our proposition to the market towards our core value: expertise in material behavior and solutions that keep them flowing! This is part of an ongoing campaign to build the ESI Eurosilo brand by a clear...

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